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Fishy business at Bradshaw

May 25, 2017 by Bush Blitz
The first question nearly everyone asks, after hearing about the electrofishing technique used in the collection of freshwater fish specimens on the Bradshaw Bush Blitz, is whether or not it was used for catching any barramundi. Well yes, a couple…
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Bush Blitz visits Timber Creek School

May 22, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Bush Blitz scientists got to share their enthusiasm about the plants and animals of the Victoria River region last week with the students of Timber Creek School. It was a fantastic opportunity for the kids to meet real life scientists…
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Get hip to herps

May 17, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Before I arrived at the Bradshaw Bush Blitz, I sort of guessed that the Victoria River region of the Northern Territory would be a herpetologist’s paradise. Some of its most famous residents are saltwater crocodiles, olive pythons, frill neck lizards…
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Awe-inspiring invertebrates

May 14, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Over 95% of all animals on the earth are invertebrates of one form or another, so it’s not surprising that we are finding plenty of fascinating invertebrates in this remote corner of the Northern Territory, just north-west of Timber Creek.…
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Action stations at Bradshaw Bush Blitz

May 10, 2017 by Bush Blitz
Fifteen scientists got straight into action on day one in the Northern Territory, after being generously welcomed by the Nungaili/Ngaliwurru People. We greatly appreciate the Traditional Owners sharing their country. Big thanks also to the Department of Defence for allowing…
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A day in the outdoor office

March 24, 2017 by Bush Blitz
One day, the team from the Quinkan Bush Blitz made plant collections on a traverse from the top of this sandstone plateau through a rainforest gully and emerged onto the flats of the upper Mosman River. The view from the…
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